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Iran unveils two assault boats

08-24-2010 11:02 BJT

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Iran has showcased two missile-launching assault boats. This is part of a series of announcements unveiling, domestically-built, military hardware.

State TV showed footage, of the boats, called Zol-fag-har and Seraj. The Zol-fag-har is equipped with cruise missiles, while the Seraj is a high-speed patrol boat.

Iran's Defense Minister, says the new vessels will provide security for the region under the control of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards.

The launch, comes a day after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, unveiled Iran's first, locally-built, long-range, unmanned bomber and two days after the country, test-fired a new surface-to-surface missile.


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